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Luke Aikins becomes first skydiver to jump without a parachute and land safely [video]
Posted by on Aug 1st, 2016

Luke Aikins has gone down in the history books as the first person to skydive from a plane without a parachute and land safely. Aikins made the jump over the weekend and leaped out of a plane 7,620 meters up and free fell for 2 min before hitting a net suspended over the California desert. What…you thought he was gonna land on the ground?

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Here’s the footage.

The net he landed on was just 30 meters by 30 meters and he had no backup parachute. That’s a pretty remarkable effort given that the slightest error and him missing the landing zone would have been fatal.

Good times.

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